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The Inoh Tadataka Museum

Inoh Tadataka (1745-1821), a great man born in Sawara, walked around Japan for surveying after age 50, making “Dainihon Enkai Yochi Zenzu,” the first surveyed map of Japan.
Tadataka’s achievements are shown chronologically at the museum. In addition to many surveying instruments that are important cultural assets, “Inoh Zu” that can be called the fruit of his achievements with correctness and artistic beauty is displayed.

Basic Information

Address

1722-1, District A, Sawara, Katori City, Chiba

Opening Hours

9:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Regular Holidays and Rest Days

Mondays and year-end and New Year holidays,in principle.

Parking

Available   

Toilet Facilities

Transportation

By Car

10 minutes from Sawara Katori IC on Higashi-Kanto Expressway.

By Train

15 minutes on foot from Sawara Stn. on JR Narita Line.

Other Information

Contact Information

Telephone Number

0478-54-1118

Website

http://www.city.katori.lg.jp/museum/

This information is information as of September 17, 2014.

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